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1950s Artisan Crafted Papier Mache Black Boy Puppet Folk Art

1950s Artisan Crafted Papier Mache Black Boy Puppet Folk Art


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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Memorabilia: Black Americana: Pre 1960: Item # 878155

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PO Box 1896
Murrells Inlet, SC
860-712-9565

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This artisan-made, vintage 1950s, utterly delightful, little Black Boy Hand Puppet is in wonderful, minimally-played-with condition!

This sweet little pop-eyed character was recently acquired from the artist's daughter who stated that her mother made the puppet for her in the late 1950's.

With hands and head constructed of papier mache and a machine-stitched cotton body, this 10.50 inch long puppet sat for years in a doll cabinet seeing minimal childhood play. The body is very lightly soiled from dust with some seam separation at each shoulder (see photo). The hands and head have acquired a bit of a crackled look due to age; however, there are no flakes or missing pieces.

He has a darling "look" and would make a whimsical addition to one's folk art, puppet or doll collection. This hand-made piece is a truly one-of-a-kind creation!